Period
to 6 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
London > Central London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 147 80
Rank change year-on-year +34 -67 +17
Contract jobs citing Legal 91 151 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.74% 1.68% 3.20%
As % of the General category 3.84% 3.43% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 97 216
Median daily rate £481 £413 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.30% -1.11%
10th Percentile £310 £203 £289
90th Percentile £662 £588 £631
London median daily rate £500 £460 £468
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £49.00
London median hourly rate £25.68 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -20.98% +25.00% +40.54%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,367 4,402 4,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.15% 48.95% 53.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,646 3,206 3,808
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £694 £675 £700
London median daily rate £525 £525 £501
% change year-on-year - +4.90% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 61
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -5.77% +3.44%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.20 £48.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year +30.00% +6.95% +1.63%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in Central London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Central London region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 70 £513 +26.15% 19
City of Westminster +21 4 £575 +4.55% 2
West End of London +37 2 £350 -33.33% 2
Legal
London

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Law
3 20 (21.98%) Project Management
4 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.68%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) DevOps
7 10 (10.99%) iManage
7 10 (10.99%) Project Delivery
8 9 (9.89%) Marketing
8 9 (9.89%) Azure
8 9 (9.89%) Analytics
8 9 (9.89%) GDPR
8 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.79%) Aderant
9 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (8.79%) Degree
9 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.69%) Banking
10 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.69%) User Stories
10 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.59%) Document Management
11 6 (6.59%) ETL
11 6 (6.59%) CRM
11 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
11 6 (6.59%) Web Services
11 6 (6.59%) ITIL
11 6 (6.59%) Active Directory

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) CMS
1 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.10%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.10%) Relativity
2 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Azure
2 6 (6.59%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.10%) AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Serverless
3 1 (1.10%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.59%) Power BI
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) MS Access
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Protractor
4 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Law
3 9 (9.89%) Marketing
4 7 (7.69%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Consultant
3 10 (10.99%) Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Legal Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Social Media Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Data Governance Manager
9 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) E-Discovery Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Finance Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Governance Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Intapp Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Pensions Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Project Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Web Services
2 4 (4.40%) XML
3 3 (3.30%) REST
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
4 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) Java EE
4 2 (2.20%) Node.js
4 2 (2.20%) React
4 2 (2.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) OAuth
5 1 (1.10%) OpenID
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) SAML
5 1 (1.10%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.10%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Social Media
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.10%) Blog
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Derivative
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.10%) PMI
5 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.10%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Project Management
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) DevOps
4 10 (10.99%) Project Delivery
5 9 (9.89%) Analytics
5 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.69%) User Stories
8 6 (6.59%) CRM
8 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.59%) Document Management
8 6 (6.59%) ETL
8 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.40%) Java
4 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) CISSP
3 4 (4.40%) CISM
4 3 (3.30%) CISA
5 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) GDPR
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) EMIR
3 2 (2.20%) PMO
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Terraform
2 1 (1.10%) EnCase
2 1 (1.10%) Grafana
2 1 (1.10%) Kibana
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) iManage
2 8 (8.79%) Aderant
3 5 (5.49%) Intapp
3 5 (5.49%) OpenText
3 5 (5.49%) RightFax
4 4 (4.40%) Informatica
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Facebook
5 3 (3.30%) Instagram
5 3 (3.30%) OneTrust
5 3 (3.30%) Twitter
5 3 (3.30%) YouTube
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Mitel
7 1 (1.10%) Okta
7 1 (1.10%) Recommind
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Teradata